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Synonyms for closest

Adjective

1. close (vs. distant), adjacent, next, side by side(predicate), ambient, appressed, adpressed, approximate, close together(predicate), at hand(predicate), close at hand(predicate), imminent, impendent, impending, at hand(predicate), close at hand(predicate), close-hauled, close-set(prenominal), close set(predicate), contiguous, immediate, encompassing(prenominal), surrounding(prenominal), circumferent, enveloping(prenominal), hand-to-hand, juxtaposed, nestled, snuggled, proximate, scalelike, walk-to(prenominal), walking(prenominal)
usage: at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other; "close to noon"; "how close are we to town?"; "a close formation of ships"
2. close (vs. distant), approximate, near, boon, chummy, buddy-buddy, thick(predicate), close-knit, closely knit, confidential, cozy, dear, good, near, familiar, intimate, intimate
usage: close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"
3. near (vs. far), close, nigh, adjacent, nearby, warm, hot
usage: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call"
4. close, careful (vs. careless)
usage: rigorously attentive; strict and thorough; "close supervision"; "paid close attention"; "a close study"; "kept a close watch on expenditures"
5. close, faithful, accurate (vs. inaccurate)
usage: marked by fidelity to an original; "a close translation"; "a faithful copy of the portrait"; "a faithful rendering of the observed facts"
6. close, tight, equal (vs. unequal)
usage: (of a contest or contestants) evenly matched; "a close contest"; "a close election"; "a tight game"
7. close, confining, confined (vs. unconfined)
usage: crowded; "close quarters"
8. airless, close, stuffy, unaired, unventilated (vs. ventilated)
usage: lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
9. close, tight, fine (vs. coarse)
usage: of textiles; "a close weave"; "smooth percale with a very tight weave"
10. close, restrained (vs. unrestrained)
usage: strictly confined or guarded; "kept under close custody"
11. close, private (vs. public)
usage: confined to specific persons; "a close secret"
12. close, snug, close-fitting, tight (vs. loose)
usage: fitting closely but comfortably; "a close fit"
13. close, short (vs. long)
usage: used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"
14. cheeseparing, close, near, penny-pinching, skinny, stingy (vs. generous), ungenerous
usage: giving or spending with reluctance; "our cheeseparing administration"; "very close (or near) with his money"; "a penny-pinching miserly old man"
15. close, closelipped, closemouthed, secretive, tightlipped, uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative
usage: inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information; "although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it"

Adverb

1. nearest, nighest, closest
usage: (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance; "that was the time he came nearest to death"
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